Theme Of Insanity In Hamlet

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Throughout the play Hamlet, the main character Hamlet is in question of being insane. While he may at times seem to be insane Hamlet is actually pretending. Hamlet fakes his insanity in order to fool people around him so he can exact his revenge for his father’s murder. When Hamlet is not around other people his seemingly insane personality disappears only to be replaced with an intelligent and logically sound mind. Insanity, craziness, or madness is a spectrum of behaviors characterized by certain abnormal mental or behavioral patterns. (Insanity) While at no point in time has it been an acceptable norm to plot out murder doing so does not necessarily make Hamlet insane. During this time in Hamlet’s life he was undergoing extreme grief and

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